Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! Once again, there is a lot to share this week from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week, we found conversations on nursing, beekeeping, and women’s rights, as well as a passionate journalist and reclusive professor. What did you read this week?
Oxford University Press calls for a more serious recognition of nurses’ work.
Temple University Press connects the histories of queer rights and labor rights.
University of Georgia Press revisits Ida B. Wells’ journalism on lynchings.
University of Minnesota Press considers the assumptions and biases in global data on women’s lives.
University of Virginia Press describes Iran’s own thought on its nuclear policy.
Johns Hopkins University Press suggests ways to stop the “summer slide” in academic achievement.
Stanford University Press studies Thorstein Veblen, a quirky, reclusive professor of economics.
Indiana University Press remembers the 1995 genocide of Muslim Bosnian men.
Columbia University Press explains the “Hillary Doctrine,” which links women’s rights to international security.
Princeton University Press encourages city-dwellers to raise their own bees.